The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 92 104 88
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.55% 0.24% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 0.75% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +42.85%
Life Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
412 399 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.09% 31.39% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 332 341 336
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Life Science
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Wales region.

Life Science Salary Trend in Wales

Life Science
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 6 £50,000 -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science.

1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
1 9 (81.82%) Service Management
1 9 (81.82%) Service Delivery
1 9 (81.82%) Change Management
1 9 (81.82%) Incident Management
1 9 (81.82%) Problem Management
1 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) MS Project
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) GxP
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
2 2 (18.18%) Migration

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Services Delivery Manager
1 8 (72.73%) Service Manager
1 8 (72.73%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Service Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Service Delivery
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Service Management
1 9 (81.82%) Service Delivery
1 9 (81.82%) Change Management
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
1 9 (81.82%) Incident Management
1 9 (81.82%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GxP